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demise

noun [S] uk   us   /dɪˈmaɪz/ formal
sb's demise the death of a person the end of something that was previously considered to be powerful, such as a business, industry, or system: The demise of the company was sudden and unexpected.
Translations of “demise”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死亡,逝世, 倒閉, 敗落…
in Russian кончина, крах…
in Turkish batma, çökme, bitiş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死亡,逝世, 倒闭, 败落…
in Polish upadek, koniec…
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